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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Red cell TTI is rapid, occurring within minutes where there are high levels of contamination, and is often fatal (60 percent mortality).
Immunosuppression with corticosteroids, alongside red cell transfusions, is the mainstay of treatment of PRCA.
Because oxygen and other substances, such as iron (which red cells transport as part of the hemoglobin molecule), are necessary to support the life of any animal, a severe loss or destruction of red cells or a dramatic reduction in the ability of the bone marrow to produce new erythrocytes presents a severe feline health threat.
Red cell distribution width is associated with long-term prognosis in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
Then a drop of standard red cell suspension was added and allowed to stand for sixty minutes.
This gene mutation is associated with hereditary elliptocytosis, and may produce a mild compensated anemia because of decreased in vivo red cell survival.
A point in the favour of reticulocyte staining is that the inclusions were only present in the polychromatic cells of the film, whereas basophilic stippling would be visible in polychromatic and normochromic red cells.
HE is a hereditary red cell membrane disorder, which is characterised by mechanical instability of the red cell membrane skeleton.
In patients with IDA, we observed a significant positive correlation between serum sodium levels with all red cell indices except MCV and also between serum bicarbonate levels with Hb, RBC count, HCT, and MCV.
This is a complex blood group system found on some of the most important structural proteins on the surface of red cells. It's common to find antibodies to the M blood group in the plasma of patients, as these are sometimes formed after infection, and testing is required to ensure the patient's anti-M antibodies do not destroy donated red blood cells.
A number of studies have revealed that derived red cell indices including Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) can be very helpful in differentiation of anisocytosis caused by IDA or ssTT and a recently added Red Cell Distribution Width Index (RDWI) provide valuable help to the attending physician.7,9,10 RDWI is more advantageous as all the discriminating factors including RBC count, MCV and RDW are incorporated in its formula.11